About SIM

About SIM →

The Strategic Instruction Model™ is a comprehensive, evidence-based adolescent literacy program that empowers teachers and enables students to better succeed in school and beyond.

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SIM in the classroom

In the Classroom →

Unleash your students’ potential with the Strategic Instruction Model™. Our Learning Strategies and Content Enhancement Routines offer practical solutions for cultivating the full range of literacy skills your students need to succeed in your classes, on state and national tests, and in their college and career choices.

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SIM Information for Administrators

For Administrators →

Our comprehensive adolescent literacy program targets the full range of skills your students need to succeed in high school, on state and national tests, and in their college and career choices.

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SIM Information for parents

For Parents →

Our comprehensive literacy program opens the door to learning for your son or daughter. We offer practical solutions for cultivating the full range of literacy skills your child needs.

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2014 SIM Leadership Award: Mary Black



The SIM Leadership Award recognizes individuals who have shown exceptional leadership and excellent service to the Strategic Instruction Model by helping educators become strategic teachers and, as a result, students become strategic learners. Mary Black, the 2014 recipient of this award, has demonstrated leadership, knowledge of school change, and the ability to meet challenges head on.

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